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Dylan Giannakopoulos
15 Jun

Off Road Wildlife Photography Workshop

Werribee South, VIC
Advocate
Dylan Giannakopoulos
Image: Dylan Giannakopoulos, a7 II Digital E-Mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor (Body only)
Advocate
Dylan Giannakopoulos
15 Jun
Off Road Wildlife Photography Workshop
Werribee South, VIC
Advocate
Dylan Giannakopoulos
Image: Dylan Giannakopoulos, a7 II Digital E-Mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor (Body only)
Advocate
Dylan Giannakopoulos
15 Jun
Off Road Wildlife Photography Workshop
Werribee South, VIC
Advocate
Dylan Giannakopoulos
Image: Dylan Giannakopoulos, a7 II Digital E-Mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor (Body only)
Join Dylan on an exciting half day wildlife photography workshop

About the event

Join award winning photographer and Sony Digital Imaging Advocate, Dylan Giannakopoulos on an exciting Off Road Safari experience and wildlife photography workshop at Werribee Open Range Zoo on Saturday 15th June 2019.

Werribee Open Range Zoo is home to some of Africa’s most iconic animals, as well as wildlife from the grasslands of Asia, North America and Australia. The Zoo’s savannah inspired, open range environment provides a rare opportunity to experience an African adventure just 30mins from Melbourne.

    Participants will:
  • Get up and close to a variety of African animals on a 75min Off Road Safari lead by a Werribee Zoo guide.
  • Learn how to manipulate shutter speed and depth of field to enhance your wildlife photography.
  • Understand how to use compositional techniques within your photography to create captivating imagery.
  • Master control of various camera modes and settings and learn how to read your camera’s histogram.
  • Discover practical tips and tricks on how shoot through glass and wire fences.

With the wide variety of wildlife and habitats at Werribee Zoo, you will have the opportunity to learn and practice your photography in a diverse array of environments and conditions. Strictly limited to 3 attendees, the small group structure of the workshop ensures that Dylan’s able to provide plenty of one on one tuition.

The workshop includes general admission to Werribee Open Range Zoo and a ticket for the Off Road Safari experience. To find out more about the Off Road Safari, please visit: www.zoo.org.au/werribee/wild-encounters/off-road-safari

Techniques covered

  • Balancing the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture and shutter speed) 
  • Compositional rules and techniques 
  • Depth of Field 
  • Camera modes (manual and shutter priority) 
  • Basic camera settings and functions (continuous/ burst shooting, image stabilisation, white balance, RAW vs JPEG, etc.) 
  • Read and use the camera’s histogram 
  • Shooting through glass and wire fences 

What to bring

  • Interchangeable lens camera 
  • Telephoto zoom lens
  • Spare Memory cards 
  • Polarising Filter (optional) 
  • Lensskirt (optional) 

Event FAQs (For general FAQs, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page)

Meals are not provided as part of the workshop.
The workshop will involve a bit of walking so please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.
Yes there is free parking at the Zoo
The workshop includes general admission to Werribee Open Range Zoo and a ticket for the Off Road Safari experience. zoo.org.au/werribee/wild-encounters/off-road-safari

A minimum of two (2) attendees are required for the event to go ahead. The cutoff date is 30/5/2019.
Yes, Werribee Open Range Zoo is easily accessible via pubic transport. From Melbourne CBD, catch a train to Werribee Station (travelling on the Werribee Line). From Werribee station catch Bus 439 Werribee South to the Zoo.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dylan at dylangiannaphotography@outlook.com

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Dylan Giannakopoulos

Dylan Giannakopoulos

Motivated by the many beauties of the world, Melbourne based commercial, travel and landscape photographer Dylan Giannakopoulos has set out to capture all that

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I greatly enjoyed this outing. The instructor Dylan was very helpful, knowledgeable and great to work with. Love to do more of these. Nice work Sony.”

Eugene Robinson, Southbank Photowalk
Central Park - New York
Evaaliyah

Dylan was lovely and very helpful. He made a point to see everyone individually to see what we needed help with. He also provided great general info.”

Kerri Golden, Introduction to Landscape Photography Workshop

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